The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 52 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing HP 6 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.91% 3.23% 3.64%
As % of the Vendors category 2.05% 8.72% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 23 22
Median daily rate - £375 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +240.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £363 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-30.95% +33.54%
HP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
292 367 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.31% 37.03% 51.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 234 174
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £232 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 26
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe +5 2 - -
Chester 0 1 - -
Macclesfield -3 1 - -
Runcorn - 1 - -
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 11 (52.38%) HPUX
2 10 (47.62%) Migration
3 9 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
3 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle
5 7 (33.33%) SAN
6 6 (28.57%) Unix
6 6 (28.57%) VMware
6 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 4 (19.05%) Windows
8 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
8 4 (19.05%) IBM
8 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 3 (14.29%) DNS
9 3 (14.29%) SLA
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco
9 3 (14.29%) Dell
9 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
9 3 (14.29%) MySQL
9 3 (14.29%) ITIL
9 3 (14.29%) Solaris
9 3 (14.29%) ClearCase
9 3 (14.29%) DHCP
9 3 (14.29%) Service Management
9 3 (14.29%) Finance

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) IPsec
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) VLAN
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Informix
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 3 (14.29%) StarTeam
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) Introscope
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Mockito
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Consultant
1 9 (42.86%) HPUX Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Unix Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Data Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Data Migration Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Field Hardware Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) HP Printer Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Printer Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Sybase DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) J2EE
1 1 (4.76%) JDBC
1 1 (4.76%) PowerMock
1 1 (4.76%) Servlets
1 1 (4.76%) Spring
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) IBM XIV
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) HPUX
2 6 (28.57%) Unix
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 4 (19.05%) Windows
5 3 (14.29%) Solaris
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.52%) AIX
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Migration
2 9 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) Coaching
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) Pay per click
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.76%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
1 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (9.52%) OpenView
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.76%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) IBM
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Dell
4 3 (14.29%) Fujitsu
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.52%) Brocade
5 2 (9.52%) Sybase
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) Veritas
6 1 (4.76%) Adobe
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) Compuware
6 1 (4.76%) FireEye
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) Lumension
6 1 (4.76%) Perforce
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
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